NHL Releases Weekly COVID-19 Update

Today the NHL announced their weekly update regarding COVID-19 testing for the Return to Play. https://twitter.com/PR_NHL/status/1292875974275739649?s=20   After completing their second week of Phase 4 of the Return to Play, the NHL has reported that there have been no new positive test results. During the period of August 2nd through 8th, the League has conducted … Continue reading NHL Releases Weekly COVID-19 Update

NHL Announces Final Phase 3 Testing Results

Today the National Hockey League announced the final testing results for Phase 3 of the Return to Play plan. https://twitter.com/PR_NHL/status/1287780026281336833?s=19   The NHL announced that zero players tested positive for COVID-19 between the dates July 18th through 25th. More than 800 players were tested with 4,256 tests administered in the week. In the first week … Continue reading NHL Announces Final Phase 3 Testing Results

NHL Announces First Round of Phase 3 Testing Results and Other NHL News

Earlier this afternoon the National Hockey League announced the first round of testing results for Phase 3 that spanned from July 13th to July 17th.   https://twitter.com/PR_NHL/status/1285273502833139716?s=19   The NHL confirmed that only two players tested positive out of more that 800 players that were tested. A total of 2,618 tests were administered. Both players … Continue reading NHL Announces First Round of Phase 3 Testing Results and Other NHL News

NHL Releases Latest COVID-19 Update as Camps Open

Today the National Hockey League announced an update on COVID-19 testing as Phase 3 started today. https://twitter.com/PR_NHL/status/1282729849510125573?s=19   Since the previous update which saw the number grow to 23 positive tests by the NHL's testing, and with today's announcement we have learned that through Phase 2 the League has tested 600 players with a total … Continue reading NHL Releases Latest COVID-19 Update as Camps Open

NHL Announces 26 New Positive COVID-19 Tests

Today the National Hockey League provided the hockey world with a new update in regards to COVID-19 testing since Phase 2 has begun.   https://twitter.com/PR_NHL/status/1277668248792764416?s=19   With today's news the NHL has confirmed that 250 players have returned for voluntary on-ice training and a total of 1,450 tests have been conducted since Phase 2 begun. … Continue reading NHL Announces 26 New Positive COVID-19 Tests

Tampa Forced to Shut Down and Matthews Tests Positive

Today has been a very interesting day in the National Hockey League as we've learned that the Tampa Bay Lightning has shut down their training facility due to five positive tests, and All Star Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs has been reported as testing positive per Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun. So … Continue reading Tampa Forced to Shut Down and Matthews Tests Positive

Coronavirus and the Impact of a Pandemic

Well to say that the past 24 hours haven't been stressful would be an outright lie. Knowing what we knew about COVID-19, aka the Coronavirus, going into last night the sports world was already preparing to play games in front of empty arenas and stadiums, but then Rudy Gobert happened.   For those not keeping … Continue reading Coronavirus and the Impact of a Pandemic